A woman has been taken to hospital after being pinned by a vehicle whose driver was attempting to angle park.

The 35-year-old victim was walking near a skateboard park in Arrowtown, in Otago, when the vehicle pinned her against a fence.

Police said she was pinned for "a few seconds'' by a car driven by a 40-year-old man trying to angle park.

The incident happened at 6pm today.

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Police said: "The pedestrian was taken to hospital to be checked, but her injuries are not thought to be serious.''